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Apr 5, 2010 6:30pm EDT
>>> on our broadcast this monday night, the max, the feds hit toyota with the maximum possible fine for those defective gas pedals. is this the beginning. >>> game on. tiger woods gets ready for the masters and meetshe press. >>> shakeup. a california earthquake hits southern california. how bad was it and what is to come. >>> and the underdogs. they seemingly came out of nowhere. tonight they play for all the marbles and now you will know their names. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we begin with a breaking news story out of west virginia where there has been an accident and apparent explosion in a coal mine. getting coal out of the ground is a daily part of life in that part of the country. it appears disaster has struck the mining industry once again. ron allen has been following this story since the first word of possible loss of life and miners trapped underground. >> reporter: it is difficult to tell exactly what has happened. an explosion in a coal mine can be a difficult and deathly situation. 21 miners are unaccount
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
the devastation and the enduring spirit there. >>> new trouble for toyota. one group is warning consumers they should not buy a certain vehicle. >>> and lost and found. a positive outcome tonight in the kind of story that all too often doesn't end this well. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. he is a genuine american hero. neil armstrong was the first man on the moon. since those years he receded into a quiet life in america. there is no neil armstrong action figure, no chain of restaurants, and while he's walked on the moon, he's never been tempted to dance with the stars. our veteran space correspondent jay barbree exclusively obtained a letter written by neil armstrong and several other icons of the space program. it directly challenges president obama's reported plans to idle the u.s.-manned space program. astronauts armstrong, jim lovell and gene cernan write, "without the skill and experience that actual spacecraft operation provides, the usa is far too likely to being on a long downhill slide to mediocrity." and on t
Apr 19, 2010 6:30pm EDT
at >>> toyota announced a recall of one of its suv. if 2010 lexus gs 460 to reprogram an electronic stability control system. consumer reports issued a rare don't buy warning because of a rollover risk. toyota said its own testing confirmed the problem and they would solve the problem. toyota agreed to pay the biggest government-ordered fine ever, $16.4 million as punishment for its handling of sudden acceleration problems. the transportation department said toyota hid information about sticking gas pedals the problem that led to the recall of 2.3 million vehicles worldwide. toyota agreed to pay the fine, the company denies it violated u.s. laws. >>> this was inevitable. after spirit airlines announced its intention to charge to put a piece of luggage in the overhead compartment other carriers are signing a pledge not to do that, american, delta, jetblue, united and us airways. >>> if george washington hadn't given so much to his country he would otherwise owe one heck of a fine. two books were checked out of a new york library in 1789 by president. that was him. they nev
Apr 1, 2010 7:00pm EDT
market bottomed out. people were willing to overlook a lot of the problems at toyota. instead, they wanted a bargain. because of the toyota deals their sales were up 41%. ford wasn't far behind, up a strong 40%. gm gained 21% over last year. chrysler, however, still struggling, finishing the month down 8% overall. >>> we switch gears to the remains of that massive rain storm that hit the east coast this week. president obama made a surprise drop-in visit today to a massachusetts emergency response center in framingham, mass, where they've been dealing with flooding and trying to help the many people who lost so much throughout new england. big parts of southern new england are struggling with flood levels that haven't been seen in over 100 years. julie martin from the weather channel with us again tonight from rhode island. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the rivers are receding, but the worries are rising tonight in rhode island. we are still dealing with contaminated water, closed roadways and now compromised structures. this is the laurel avenue bridge in coventry
Apr 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
of what's next at >>> another problem for toyota tonight. this time it's a recall affecting about 600,000 toyota sienna minivans. the issue has to do with some rusty spare tire attachments in the back. the danger here is the tire could fall off and then, of course, cause a dangerous road hazard. >>> president obama ordered most hospitals in america to grant the same visiting rights to gay/lesbian partners that married heterosexual couples always had. the president's order was triggered in part by the case of a woman who was kept from seeing her partner as she slipped into a coma. >>> we learned today five miles from the white house there's been an extraordinary discovery underground. a jar about 3/4 full of a dark liquid turned out to be the same mustard gas chemical agent used as a weapon during wirld war i. the u.s. army used this area near now what is american university as an experimental station for developing chemical weapons during the first world war. >>> daryl gates, the outspoken former chief of the lapd has died. his tough tactics were fiercely criticized after th
Apr 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. between them affecting millions of american consumers. first toyota. our own kelly o'donnell on capitol hill has obtained an internal e-mail written by a company executive here in the u.s. just five days before toyota announced a massive recall. in the e-mail, the company executive acknowledges the company has accelerator pedal problems. goes on to say, "we are not protecting our consumers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." look for a lot more on this story tomorrow. >>> second story tonight concerns the airline business. news of a possible blockbuster merger combining two big brand names in the air, cnbc's david faber is with us to talk about it. what are the names and what is the likelihood here? >> the names are ual and usair. most likely it will probably happen, although it is weeks away and there are plenty of things to come in terms of hurdles they have to overcome. the airlines are still facing a prospect of not make anything money. you can charge as many people as you want for their bags, ultimately one of the best ways t
Apr 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
®. >>> back now with news that toyota has announced another recall, this one involving the 2003 sequoia suv. toyota wants to upgrade the stability control system on those models. the company says there have not been any accidents or injuries related to that particular system in this case. >>> there is important news tonight about alzheimer's. the seventh leading cause of death in this country, according to the alzheimer's association. finding a way to prevent the disease would be medicine's so-called holy grail. which is why today's news from the national institutes of health was so disappointing to so many people. our report on it tonight from our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> daddy going to take you to school? >> reporter: jennifer beall is 38 years old. she saw two grandparents die of alzheimer's. then her father's memory began to fail as the disease struck him. >> my dad was diagnosed at 68. i have a 9-month-old and a 4-year-old. i hope i'm around to remember them. >> reporter: to try to ward off dementia, beall exercises a lot, eats a heart healthy diet and takes se
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